Visitor Services & Conduct Rules (LawGuide)

Select the link above to view our visitor services and our conduct expectations.

Is the library open to the public?

Yes, we are open to the public.

Can a member of the public borrow from the library?

Yes. If you would like to borrow, you may obtain a Library card free of charge. You will need to purchase a GUESTcard to photocopy or print from the public access machines. Click on the links for information about policies on borrowing, hours, and services.

How can I find out if the library has a particular book or periodical?

Search URSUS or contact the Reference Desk at 207.780.4351 or

Does the library participate in Interlibrary Loan?

The Library offers interlibrary loan (ILL) services to the Law School Community, alumni and attorneys in Maine. Public visitors should use their local library interlibrary Loan service. Maine Law alumni and attorneys, should, complete the online request form for books or request form for articles. To view charges for ILL visit the fee schedule.

What databases do I have access to?

Specific databases are limited to the faculty, students and staff of the Law School. These databases include Westlaw and LexisNexis. Other databases may be accessed through Mariner.

How do I renew my book online?

You may renew Library Books online using My Library Account. See Library Policies.

Does the Library have legal research assistants available?

No, the purpose of the library is to support the academic mission of the law school.

How do I get circulation help?

The Circulation Desk is located on the 3rd floor of the Law Library. The Desk is staffed when the library is open to the public. Please telephone 207.780.4350. Patrons must obtain a Garbrecht Law Library card to check out books.

How do I get Reference Librarian assistance?


Telephone: 207.780.4351

Stop by the Reference Desk on the 3rd floor of the Law Library.

LawGuides provide research guidance and answers to research questions.

Finding and Using Reference Materials

What are the Library hours?

Library Hours

Phone: 207.780.4350 to reach the Circulation Desk.